Village Vanguard Rolls Out Adorable "Ranma 1/2" Merch

Pastel T-shirts and pouches show off the classic art of Rumiko Takahashi.


The cast of Ranma 1/2 is cuter than ever, thanks to Japanese bookstore Village Vanguard. The shop is rolling out a limited series of Ranma T-shirts and travel pouches, featuring the art of Rumiko Takahashi in a variety of cute pastel designs.


Four different T-shirt styles are available, featuring Ranma, P-chan, and Shampoo. Each is 3,000 yen, and available in M, L, or XL sizes.



Three zippered travel pouches are also on sale for 1,500 yen each. Choose from a cute Ranma face, Ranma and P-chan, or a cat-eared Shampoo out on deliveries.



Village Vanguard's merch line is the most recent to be created in celebration of the martial arts romcom's 30th anniversary. A variety of shops have offered shirts, housewares, and more featuring Takahashi's manga art.


>> Visit the Village Vanguard Ranma 1/2 Shop

Source: Anime! Anime!




Kara Dennison is responsible for multiple webcomics, blogs and runs interviews for (Re)Generation Who and PotterVerse, and is half the creative team behind the OEL light novel series Owl's Flower. She blogs at and tweets @RubyCosmos.

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